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UAW Constitution -- Competitive Shop Department

ARTICLE 24

Section 1. The International Executive Board shall create a Competitive Shop Department for the International Union.

Section 2. The International President shall appoint a director for the Competitive Shop Department, subject to the approval of the International Executive Board, who is best qualified by experience and who now is and has been a member of the Union for at least two (2) years. The International Executive Board may remove the director of the Competitive Shop Department.

Section 3. It shall be the duty of the Competitive Shop Department to aid in organizing and calling National and Regional Wage-Hour Conferences. National and Regional Wage-Hour Conferences may be called by the director of the Competitive Shop Department after consultation with the Regional Director concerned, subject to the approval of the International Executive Board.

Section 4. It shall be the duty of the Competitive Shop Department to direct the organization of unorganized competitive shops by making recommendations for assignment of organizers to the Regional Directors, the International President and the International Executive Board.

Section 5. Organizers working on such assignments shall make reports on the progress of organization to the Competitive Shop Department as well as to their Regional Directors.

Section 6. It shall be the duty of the Competitive Shop Department to check all agreements referred to it by the International Executive Board, and to make recommendations to the various Local Unions for the standardization of wage-hour provisions throughout given competitive industries.